Catering + Cafe

Thunder Studios is a turnkey solution for fresh, locally-sourced craft, catering and café services. Partnered with executive chef Louise Solzman – a Long Beach local catering favorite offering relaxed, modern American classics – Thunder Studios food services has the unique advantage of housing both a fully equipped commercial catering kitchen as well as a fully staffed cafe in studio. We offer both catering and craft service for larger sets, as well as breakfast, lunch and gourmet coffee menus a la carte at the cafe.

Catering / Craft Services

Chef Louise customizes all menus based upon client requirements and budgetary considerations and our prices are all inclusive except for tax. That’s right, no further costs for items such as transport, truck rental, fuel, mileage, tables and chairs, serving staff, chef, propone or ice. Highlighting local Long Beach artisanal coffee, beverages and organic produce, Chef Louise personally sources all meat, seafood and produce from select local markets and vendors, with plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options.

Sustainability first. Coffee pots and spa water stations are available upon request for eco sets

Cafe

It’s easy to eat healthy when ingredients are locally sourced and prepared on site. Stop by for a pre-call shot of expresso or quick bite to eat.

Friendly Staff. We’re genuinely happy to be of service to you and promise to do our best to accommodate. We aim to make your experience here the best one yet. Highlighting local Long Beach artisanal coffee, beverages and organic produce, Chef Louise personally sources all meat, seafood and produce from select local markets and vendors.

Meet the Maker

Executive Chef and local catering icon Louise Solzman hails from the U.K. and has charted the seas. Known affectionally amongst past and current productions as our “charming British chef,” she’s studied the tastes of the world and draws inspiration from her travels. Best known for her original style of European – inspired cuisine — she perfectly combines the best European flavors with an American spin. Be on the lookout for her specials of the day at the café and her customizable catering – they’re not to be missed!